Public Safety

 

Corrections

Department of Corrections provides a safe, secure and humane environment for pre-trial and sentenced offenders. Additional services and programs include education, juvenile services, religious services, domestic violence, barber styling school, nail technician, women's empowerment, substance abuse drug treatment, and community re-entry.

 

Homeland Security

The Office of Homeland Security is responsible for planning, coordinating and domestic preparedness training and coordinates the county's emergency management effort with various jurisdictions. Our mission is to develop and maintain comprehensive emergency management programs.

 

Citizen Complaint Oversight Panel

Improves the climate of the relationship between the community and the Police Department. We provide fair and timely resolution of individual complaints.

 

Police

Formalized in 1927 as a four-man County police force, today our Police Department (PGPD) serves approximately 800,000 citizens throughout the County. In 2012, the Department answered close to 500,000 calls for service

 

Fire/EMS

The Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (Fire/EMS) Department strives to improve the quality of life in Prince George’s County by promoting safety, and providing the highest quality of fire prevention, fire protection, emergency medical services, and community outreach programs. The Fire/EMS Department responded to over 122,600 calls for service last year.

 

Sheriff

The Sheriff's Office is committed to providing services that are fair, impartial, and effective while incorporating the highest standards of personal conduct and performance. We employ skilled dedicated professionals, committed to public service. Serving the public responsibly while being held accountable to the highest moral, ethical, and legal standards.